Tag: resume

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

Remind Me Again — Why Do We Still Have Resumes?

I literally do not (and have not ever) understood the basic resume. Why is this still a thing? In the era of LinkedIn, which is apparently...

Quit ​Focusing on Resumes​! ​You’re ​Better Off Hiring​ ​for​ ​Skills

As harsh as it may sound, resumes are nothing more than words on paper. They all look more or less the same. Some candidates try to stand...

Are You Surprised? 75% of HR Managers Have Found Lies on Resumes

It’s not a surprise that job candidates embellish, fib, or resort to outright lies on resumes. What IS a bit shocking is how...

Busted: I Have Resume Bias

We all have resume bias - errors and mistakes that are deal breakers and will stop you from ever getting an interview.

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